The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 163 188 181
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 2 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 13
Median daily rate £663 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £423 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £625 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Stress Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2888 4740 4683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 80.91% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3738 3487
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 48
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.19% -1.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Credit Risk
2 7 (53.85%) Market Risk
3 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Derivative
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Murex
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SAS
6 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
6 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (15.38%) SPSS
6 2 (15.38%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Big Data
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
3 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) PowerDesigner
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modeller
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Change Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Market Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Credit Risk
1 7 (53.85%) Market Risk
2 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
3 3 (23.08%) Derivative
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Economics
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (7.69%) Greeks
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CFA
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Murex
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithmics
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